In this week’s Tripped Up column, Sarah Firshein investigates multiple complaints with the rental car company Europcar.
The form opens the door to student aid. But it’s “a terrible measure of what people can actually afford,” one expert said. And many families will be asked to pay more, anyway.
Name a tax and there’s a way to reduce it, delay it or not pay it. Financial advisers say a wealth tax would be no different.
Many families wait too long to open accounts and lose out on a chance to let their money grow more, Morningstar reported.
Christmas shopping can drive even the best savers into debt. Here’s a plan to save, and the best way to spend.
Helping with their finances before a crisis erupts is a smart move, but a tricky one. Experts suggest some strategies that work.
No matter how difficult, honest financial conversations among family members are almost always the best choice. Here are some ways to do it.
Credit card rewards such as discounted travel and cash back can help take some of the sting out of your holiday budget.
The Huntsman family just made a $150 million gift for mental health research and care. The father had concentrated his donations on cancer research.
The cards, to be issued by some banks, will let customers use their chosen names. The goal is to avoid potential bias.
Wealth coaches and financial advisers talk about how to avoid some uncomfortable situations.
Fighting over the family assets is usually about far more than that. Money is often how we keep a tally of love, approval and fairness.
Research shows that one of the most important differences between those who maintain their wealth and those who don’t is communication.
A member of one of the nation’s wealthiest families is a rare example of someone who speaks relatively openly about money.
Finding the balance between financial security and enjoying life is tricky. Here are some suggestions for how to do it.
While helping to support young adults might seem like the compassionate choice, it can often do more harm than good.
Those expensive vacations and costly college educations may not be as hard-earned as you thought.
Estimates vary, but government agencies have tens of billions of dollars’ worth of bank accounts, insurance policies and other forgotten holdings.
Careful documentation and communication with loved ones are key.
Make sure you know how much you owe and to whom. Then, look at your payment options.